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're doing. the f.a.a. has deemed it safe enough for us to fly, but for some reason it's not safe enough to charge for that same exact flying. so we're doing some community service projects in the area, working with the local park to make promotional videos from the air of some of their trails as and that's where were fitting in. >> sreenivasan: but the expanded use of u.a.v. to include commercial applications may be on the way in the united states. in 2012, congress passed a law requiring the federal aviation administration to come up with a plan so that commercial and privately owned drones could be authorized to share the national airspace by 2015. last fall, a report from the u.s. government accountability office said the majority of these drones would weigh less than 55 pounds and fly below 400 feet. and the f.a.a.'s latest aerospace forecast predicts that once the rules are in place, 7,500 small unmanned aerial systems will be in commercial use in five years. in fact the agency is already permitting some to operate in u.s. skies. as of february, there were 327 active certificates t
ahead. later the warning today from the f.a.a. the reason for major flight delays starting this weekend at a lot of the best known airports across this country. >>> take a look at the national radar and look at the front cutting north to south and moving to the east. it's a huge weather system stretching from the mexican border all the way into canada, dumping torrents of rain, snow, hail, spawning tornadoes along the way. it's left a lot of damage behind. the chicago area particularly hard-hit. nbc's john yang is in lisle, about 25 miles outside of chicago. john, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. the radar says there is more rain on the way. across the region rivers are still rising as forecasters are predicting record levels and massive flooding. chicago streets turned into rivers and lanes of major expressways shut down as heavy rain fell faster than storm sewers could carry it away. neighborhoods quickly flooded. in lisle, firefighters set out in boats to answer calls for help. >> we had to be prepared not only today but over the next several days for flooding in diffe
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